Easy Spanakopita

Recipe by Allybee Z
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Cook the onions in a saute pan with 1 tablespoon each of butter and olive oil until soft and translucent (4 minute on medium).
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant (about another 2 min.).
  • Combine onions, garlic, spinach, salt and pepper, hot sauce, egg, feta, Parmesan, and cottage cheeses together in a mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the remaining 3 tablespoons each of melted butter and olive oil.
  • Grease a 9x13 inch casserole dish.
  • Place one sheet of phyllo on the bottom of the dish brush with the butter mixture.
  • Top with another sheet of phyllo dough and brush with butter mixture.
  • Repeat this process until you have a total of seven sheets of phyllo dough.
  • Spread all of the spinach mixture over the top of the last layer of dough.
  • Then repeat the process of layering the remaining Place one sheet of phyllo over the spinach mixture and paint it with the oil mixture.
  • Repeat with the remaining seven sheets of dough, brushing each new layer with the butter mixture, making sure to butter the top layer.
  • Bake at 375°F until the top is golden brown (about 45 minutes).
  • Cut spanakopita to make little triangles.